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Use The Unique Features on the Mulch to Become a Better Gardener!

The Mulch is an independent gardening website with unique features for home gardeners of all levels and gardening businesses of all types.

We've created a number of online features to help you manage your garden and be more successful. Our most unique feature are our Plant Care Reminders.  It's possible for you to either create your own or use other gardeners personalized plant care reminders. Right now we have over 2700 different plants with care reminders.

Our goal is and has always been to provide a place where gardeners can get relevant information about your plants sent to you, instead of searching for it all the time.

Membership is fun, free and easy We invite you toJoin Now it's Free!

Plant Care Reminders

Camellia japonica Monthly Plant Care
Shrubs Julie Bawden-Davis

Camellia - Japanese (Camellia japonica)- Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
English Lavender Monthly Plant Care Reminders
Shrubs Steve Brigham

Lavender - English (Lavandula angustifolia) - Monthly Plant Care Reminders

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Flax - New Zealand (Phormium spp.) -…

13312 Kat Malstead
Phormium Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) - Monthly…

6577 Coastal Sage Gardening
Basil Monthly Plant Care

Iris sibirica - (Siberian Iris) -…

2877 Julie Bawden-Davis
Siberian Iris
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Gardening Articles

Lois J. de Vries
Expert Bios Lois J. de Vries

Lois J. de Vries - Mid Atlantic

Region: Mid Atlantic (USDA Zones 5, 6, 7)
Salvia clevelandii 'Winidred Gilman'
Natives Ron Vanderhoff

Sage Advice for California Gardeners

Southern Europe is well known as the lavender center of the world.

A Poison Forest? Gardening under Eucalyptus

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Eucalyptus Forest
I live just outside a large Eucalyptus forest. As I look out the window, across my garden…

New Pest Walking through the Garden

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Walking Stick
A couple of weeks ago I received an email from a Costa Mesa gardener.

Plant Recommendations

Michelia champaca flower
Plant Recommendations Brenda Gousha

Trees - Southern California by Brenda Gousha

Brenda Gousha's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Trees for Southern California. 
Abutilon palmeri
Plant Recommendations Christiane Holmquist

Perennials, Grasses & more Shrubs - Southern California

Christiane Holmquist's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Perennials, Grasses & more Shrubs for Southern California.

Desert Trees for Arizona by Julie Plath

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Chaste Tree
Julie Plath's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Desert Trees.

Bullet Proof Bulbs - Southern California

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Jim Threadgill
Jim Threadgill's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Bullet Proof Bulbs for Southern…

Trees - Southern California

4884 Bill Homyak
Chorisia speciosa
Bill Homyak's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite Trees for Southern California.

Featured Plant Care

Ceanothus Monthly Plant Care

Lilac - California (Ceanothus spp) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Shrubs
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Romanesco Cauliflower Plant Care

Cauliflower - Romanesco (Brassica oleracea ssp. Italica Group 'Romanesco') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Edibles
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Camellia plant care

Camellias Planting and Care in southern California

in Shrubs
Camellias are native to Japan, China and Indo-China, where they grow on well-drained…
St. Catherine's Lace Monthly Plant Care

St. Catherines Lace (Eriogonum giganteum) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Shrubs
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Latest Articles

Edit Your Tagged Photos!

How to Edit or Remove A Plant "Tag" In Your Garden Photos

Instead of 'Tagging' your friends on Facebook, now you can 'Tag' your Plants in your…
Seed Starting

10 Easy Cut Flowers to Direct Sow

in Seeds
A cut-flower garden or "cutting garden" allows you to bring the beauty of your garden…

Popular Articles

Baseball Field Maintenance

Baseball Field Maintenance - A General Guide for Fields of All Levels

in Lawn
More great baseball field resources can be found here (including a pdf version of this…
Queen Palm Care & Use

The Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Care & Use

in Trees
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads is a family owned and operated business established in 1977
Microgreens

What are Microgreens and How to Grow Them

in Edibles
Microgreens are tiny leafed vegetables that are grown from seed and require very little…
Kahili Ginger Plant Care

Hedychium gardnerianum (Kahili Ginger) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

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